Funds $50K per team
Takes 6% equity
Funds 10 startups per year
Markets Advertising Consumer Data & Analytics Marketing Media +8
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We are the country's premier brand-focused accelerator. Cincinnati is often referred to as the Branding & Marketing Capital of the World thanks to the presence of Procter & Gamble, Macy’s, Kroger, and many others. The Brandery leverages the expertise of the region to increase the probability of participant success. For 2017, The Brandery is recruiting, interviewing, and accepting founding teams that operate in the world of Digitally-Native Products and startups that support these kind of companies. We're looking for companies in the following areas:

☉ Full Stack + CPG - Companies that have built a complete, end-to-end physical product (e.g. Casper, Dollar Shave Club, and Brandery grads Goodwipes & Frameri).

☉ Retail Tech & Digital Commerce – Companies working to bridge the gap between digital and physical shopping through use of Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and Analytics

☉ MarTech - Marketing Tech startups that are focused on CRM, mobile marketing, analytics,...
We are the country's premier brand-focused accelerator. Cincinnati is often referred to as the Branding & Marketing Capital of the World thanks to the presence of Procter & Gamble, Macy’s, Kroger, and many others. The Brandery leverages the expertise of the region to increase the probability of participant success. For 2017, The Brandery is recruiting, interviewing, and accepting founding teams that operate in the world of Digitally-Native Products and startups that support these kind of companies. We're looking for companies in the following areas:

☉ Full Stack + CPG - Companies that have built a complete, end-to-end physical product (e.g. Casper, Dollar Shave Club, and Brandery grads Goodwipes & Frameri).

☉ Retail Tech & Digital Commerce – Companies working to bridge the gap between digital and physical shopping through use of Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and Analytics

☉ MarTech - Marketing Tech startups that are focused on CRM, mobile marketing, analytics, sales tech, etc (e.g. Cordial & Eventable).

The Brandery leverages the expertise of the Cincinnati region, namely branding, marketing and design. We believe that building your brand-- and not just a product-- is a way startups can be more resource efficient and increase their probability of success.

In addition to an elite mentor list, startups will be paired with world-class creative agencies and have access to some of the biggest companies in the world, including Procter & Gamble, Scripps and Kroger. The Brandery runs one, four-month accelerator program a year for 8-10 companies. We receive a 6% equity stake in each startup in exchange for $50k, a year of free office space, and over $200k in additional benefits.
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Dave Knox Co-Founder of The Brandery, CMO of Rockfish, Former P&G Brand Manager and Digital Marketer
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Justin Rumao Program Manager at The Brandery, a nationally-ranked startup accelerator based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Rob McDonald Lawyer @TaftLaw - VC, Start-ups, Securities, Sports. @Brandery Co-Founder. http://www.VineStVentures.com Co-Manager. @OneHopeWine Advisor.